The following are decisions made by Regional Council on Thursday,
July 13, 2000.
Janine Symanzik, Resident of Mississauga
Mississauga resident, Janine Symanzik appeared before Regional Council
regarding the Meadowvale Community Partnership (MCP). Regional Council
endorsed the Volunteer Community Action Partnerships as seen in the
Meadowvale Community Partnership (MCP).
Leo Steven, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), William
Osler Health Centre
Leo Steven, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the William
Osler Health Centre appeared before Regional Council regarding the
Health Centre's strategic direction for the future. Regional Council
committed to support any efforts of the 905 Hospital Boards to lobby
the Province to add back to development levies hospital funding for
capital purposes or to have the Province cover a large share of the
hospital costs for capital.
Robert Richards, President and Chief Administrative Officer (CAO),
Ontario Property Assessment Corporation (OPAC)
Robert Richards, President and Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
of the Ontario Property Assessment Corporation (OPAC) appeared before
Regional Council regarding OPAC's Workplans and Directions. Regional
Council requested that the Ontario Government be petitioned to hand
over the policy change responsibilities to OPAC or have OPAC be accountable
to the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO)
Appointment of New Regional Councillor Representing the City of
Mississauga, Ward 6
Councillor Ted Blackmore was appointed as the new Councillor for
Ward 6 in the City of Mississauga. Councillor Blackmore fills the
vacancy left by David Culham, who resigned in May of this year.
Regional Council appointed Ted Blackmore to the Waste Management
Subcommittee, the Local Governance Ad hoc Committee and the Peel Living
Board of Directors for a term ending November 30, 2000. Councillor
Blackmore was also appointed as a representative on Credit Valley
Conservation (CVC) and nominated to the Peel Regional Housing Authority
Direct Democracy Through Municipal Referendums Act, 2000
Regional Council requested that the Province of Ontario amend the
Municipal Elections Act, 1996 by removing sections that stipulate
a referendum must be within municipal jurisdiction (and substituting
that it must be within municipal interest), that require that 50 percent
of eligible voters vote in order that the results of a referendum
be binding on a municipality.
Land Ambulance Service Performance Agreements
Regional Council authorized that Land Ambulance Service Performance
Agreements be entered into with The District of Halton and Mississauga
Ambulance Service Limited and the Dufferin Caledon Health Care Corporation.
Council further requested that the Province of Ontario provide funding
for Land Ambulance Programs at a level that reflects 50% of the true
cost of the program, and in particular, program costs required for
increased service levels to meet Provincially mandated response times,
costs associated with implementation of Advanced Care Paramedics Services,
costs reflecting market wage rates for the program, and Municipal
program administration costs.
Watermain Replacement on Frederick Street from Main Street to
Elliot Street from Harold Street, City of Brampton, Ward 4
Regional Council approved the replacement of existing watermains
on Frederick Street from Main Street to Elliot Street and on Elizabeth
Street from Harold Street to 175 metres south of Wellington Street,
in the City of Brampton, Ward 4 at an estimated cost of $325,000.
Caledon East Well and Pumping Station, Town of Caledon, Ward 3
Regional Council approved the retention of the consulting engineering
firm, KMK Consultants to provide design, contract administration and
construction supervision services for the Caledon East Well and Pumping
Station at a total estimated cost of $265,200.
Upgrading of the Existing Bolton Sanitary Sewage Pumping Station,
Town of Caledon, Ward 5
Regional Council approved the award of a tender for the upgrading
of the existing Bolton Sanitary Sewer Pumping Station in the Town
of Caledon, Ward 5, to Enviro-Con Engineering and Construction Ltd.
for an estimated total cost of $1,476,000 inclusive of all applicable
taxes and contract contingencies.
Basement Flooding in Peel-Remedial Works, City of Mississauga,
Wards 1 and 2 and City of Brampton, Ward 3
Regional Council approved the construction of the necessary overflows,
diversions and hydraulic improvements required within Park Royal,
City of Mississauga, Ward 2, and Peel Village, City of Brampton Ward
3 by Rymall Construction Incorporated for an estimated total cost
Council further approved the installation of property line check
values on the sanitary sewer connections of homes affected by basement
flooding through the floor drain within Port Credit, City of Mississauga,
Ward 1 and on Truscott Drive in Park Royal for an estimated total
cost of $250,000.
Transhelp Mission Statement
Regional Council endorsed the following as the Mission Statement
for Transhelp: Transhelp-A Quality Regional Service: 'Working together
to enhance the lives of the unable to use conventional transit.'
Peel Collaborative Submission to Ministry of Health and Long-Term
Care: Mental Health Housing Initiative, Phase II
Regional Council endorsed the Peel Collaborative Submission for the
Expression of Interest and Qualification for Mental Health Homeless
Initiative Phase II: June 2000 submitted to the Ministry of Health
and Long-Term Care in June 2000 to provide a service delivery model,
including housing and supports, targeting persons with serious mental
illness who are homeless or at high risk of becoming homeless.
National Housing Policy Options Team (NHPOT)
Regional Council authorized a contribution to the Federation of Canadian
Municipalities (FCM) in the amount of $0.02 per capita (or approximately
$19,200) to support the work of the National Housing Policy Options
Next Regular Council Meeting
Thursday, August 10, 2000 - 9:30 a.m.
Next Peel Living Board of Directors Meeting
Thursday, August 10, 2000 - 9:00 a.m.
Next General Committee Meeting
Thursday, September 7, 2000 - 9:30 a.m.
All meetings are held in the Region's Council Chambers, Fifth Floor,
10 Peel Centre Dr., Brampton, unless otherwise noted.
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Thursday April 16 2009